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Heros the Spartan HC (2014 Book Palace) By Frank Bellamy comic books

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Heros the Spartan HC (2014 Book Palace) By Frank Bellamy 1-1ST

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    1st printing. Written by Frank Bellamy and Tom Tully. Art and cover by Frank Bellamy. In 1962 Frank Bellamy was asked to draw a new Roman epic strip for the Eagle, written by Tom Tully. At the pinnacle of his artistic skills, this new commission gave him a unique opportunity. The new strip Heros the Spartan was presented on the centre double page spread of the Eagle, enabling Bellamy to create the greatest comic strip adventure ever presented to the public. He excelled himself with revolutionary page and panel design and dramatic ink line work all in glorious color. Universally regarded as the greatest British comic strip ever produced, the art has never before been reprinted since its initial publication in 1962. Available in a limited edition and a special slipcased edition with 24 additional pages of artwork and text pieces by Dez Skinn and Dave Gibbons. Hardcover, 11-in. x 14-in., 272 pages, full color. Cover price $179.95.

  • Issue #1L-1ST
    Heros the Spartan HC (2014 Book Palace) By Frank Bellamy 1L-1ST

    Limited Leatherbound Edition - 1st printing. Written by Frank Bellamy and Tom Tully. Art and cover by Frank Bellamy. In 1962 Frank Bellamy was asked to draw a new Roman epic strip for the Eagle, written by Tom Tully. Bellamy had previously honed his artistic skills on Robin Hood and King Arthur in the Swift and The Happy Warrior, the Story of Winston Churchill, Montgomery of Alamein, Marco Polo and Fraser of Africa, also in the Eagle. At the pinnacle of his artistic skills, this new commission gave him a unique opportunity. The new strip Heros the Spartan was being presented on the centre double page spread of the Eagle. This enormous canvas gave Bellamy a format few comic strip artists ever achieve or even dream of. The double page format enabled Bellamy to create the greatest comic strip adventure ever presented to the public.He excelled himself with revolutionary page and panel design and dramatic ink line work all in glorious colour and his ink lines and colour work on this strip have yet to be equalled by any other artist on any strip. Universally regarded as THE greatest British comic strip ever produced, the art has never before been reprinted since its initial publication in 1962. This super deluxe edition includes an additional 24 pages of sharp reproductions of original Heros art. Hardcover (Leatherbound with Slipcase), 11-in. x 14-in., 296 pages, full color. Cover price $395.95.